Americans that are living pay check by pay are struggling to pay their bills every month, of these, most of them earn only minimum wage which is “$ 7 .25” Epstein, R, & Bedford, K. (2014) , p,3. Working full time, 40 hours a week and 52 week a year. The average Americans that are working minimum wage jobs are providing for families on a full time salary which is not enough to pay for the hose hold bills and proved for every day necessities; this forces them to find a second job. In 1996 the number of people holding two or more jobs averaged Barabara Ehrenreich (2011) “7.8 million or 6.2 percent in the workforce” (p.45). According to Michelle Conlin a senior writer and editor of the Working Life Department and Aaron Bemstein a senior writer on Workplace and social issues, 63% of United States families below the federal poverty line have one or more job. More than a “third are 18-25- year old” Conlin, M., & Bemstein, A. (2007), p, 2, who are trying to work their way up the ladder with little to no help. In today’s society more than “28 million people” Conlin, M., & Bemstein, A, (2007), p, 2, which is about a quarter of the workforce between the ages of “18 and 64, earn less than $9.04 an hour” Conlin, M., & Bemstein,A. (2007), p, 2. This is well below what most American’s would consider a decent stander of living. The increase in the cost of living means parents earning the national minimum wage struggle to support families. Raising the rent for apartment and houses are
Is America the best country in the world like it claims to be? Numerous controversial issues can keep Americans debating all day long. Bias is one of the main causes of these disputable topics. Discrimination against certain groups of people still exist today in America. Issues regarding gender can lead to big disputes because everybody has a different opinion. Some people believe men are the superior gender, while other people believe the opposite. The controversial issue of wage inequality deserves to be addressed because women are just as equal to men. A step further into equalizing genders would be wage equality. There are economical, social and political reasons why the United States should equalize pay.
women. About 42 million women live near or below the poverty line, and about 28 million
People have ideas that in today's society professional athletes are swimming in money, but do they really know what their athletes paychecks look like? These paychecks aren’t always what they seem to be.
In the beginning Carl wakes up tied to a bed next to his wife. He can only remember his name, his wifes and sons. He doesn't remember how he got there or anything before the time before he woke up. ¨Carl just stared
The man said “can you help me get justice”, and Jocko said ok without knowing what happened in his life since he was such a nice guy. The old man said to Jocko “my name is Kurt , once I was a well-known respected businessman in the city. I had a wife named ‘Kelly’, we were a happy family until my manager ‘Donald’ betrayed me. He made a big loss to my company, he then kidnapped me and made me hand over all my property to him otherwise he would kill my wife. The next day he came to our house, his thugs held me and beaten me up, they stabbed my wife, then drove me to this graveyard in a van and dropped me here.” Kurt wanted Jocko to help him get justice. Kurt wanted to make Donald poor no matter what it takes. They went to see Kurt's house see if they can find anything, when they were searching they saw a letter under his wife's pillow when Kurt opened it, the letter had ‘dear darling, I'm sorry that I didn’t tell you this, I am pregnant’ written on it. After reading that Kurt was surprised, he was so happy but then he remembered what happen. After seeing Kurt sad Jocko took him to the morgue in town, there they saw Kurt's wife's body,Kurt started crying, then the guy who worked there came and said ‘i heard that she was taken to the hospital after the injury and there she had a daughter
The workers on Tyler Ranch had all been enjoying a game of horseshoes out in the front of the ranch, while Lennie was in the barn with his pet pup. It had only been a couple of months since Lennie and his best pal, George Milton came to the ranch looking for work. “He was strange, he hardly ever spoke, goddamit I should have known to never hire such a punk,” states the Boss.
Another tunnel leading off into a new direction would have came as no good news. Thankfully it wasn't. Eyeing the gate, he knew it not to be a passage of any kind but that of a former place of security. The vault, or at least what little remained of it. Its cramped insides empty. Not even a rat would dare cross the threshold, he thought glumly, thinking of the threats that had been made before. The place where the bodies of the bank employees and wealthy clients were brought. The killers would have likely preferred to have dumped them inside the vault itself, but the door had been locked and the key – from what little of the local gossip he'd heard, as that was more trustworthy than the newspaper articles – could not be found on any member of staff. Instead the attackers piled up their bodies before the gate, at the very cramped spot he now
Kevin finds Katie living in Southport and discovers she is with Alex, which makes him jealous. Kevin decides to get revenge on Katie. One summer night, Alex is gone on a trip and left Katie home with the kids. Katie soon smells smoke and knows something is wrong so she awakes the kids and they climb through a window. When they get out, Katie sees what she has been dreading to see, it was Kevin. Kevin discovers she is alone with the kids and decided to pour lighter fluid all over the house and burn it down. Kevin starts to attack Katie, trying to get her to go home with him. Meanwhile, Alex is just getting back to town and sees firetrucks everywhere, heading towards the house. Alex arrives and his worst nightmare has come true, it was the house that was on fire. Katie eventually realizes that Kevin has a gun. Katie gets ahold of the gun, by that time the police show up and Kevin is running back to his car. Alex ended up in the hospital from trying to get Kevin off of Katie. Alex finds a note that Carly, his late wife, had wrote to the women that he falls in love with next. He gives the letter to Katie, because he thinks she is the one. When Katie went home, she went to Jo’s house. Then realized the place looked like no one had lived there in over 100 years, Katie was very confused. She soon realized that Jo had never been there at all. After that she starts to read the letter from Carly. She is shocked when letter said
He had a decent life and he was as happy as he could be. Then a kid who hated John and nobody knew. He had bribed John's boss who never thought he would betray his best employee. The kid was the small towns mayor's son so he had a lot of power. His name was Daniel Osheroff. He hated John because he was smarter than him. He had bribed Bill John's boss to fire John. So one day when John came into work he headed into the back room where clocked in, and said hi to Bill, who seemed to be doing taxes or something of the sort but he was really considering Daniels proposal. He had offered Bill a thousand dollars to Bill in return, he just had to “let John go”. Bill walked into the storeroom where John had already brought in multiple bags of grain. John told Bill,” Look I can finally carry 3 bags at once.” Bill started to cry. John said,” What’s wrong boss. Not happy I can carry 150 pounds up fifteen stairs.” Bill kept crying, but stuttered out,” No I’m happy for you.” Then there was a long, awkward silence until Bill thought that he just needed to cut the head of the snake or rip the band-aid off.
I, like many other counter strike players, have put a substantial amount of money into skins over the past 3 years (around 300 usd) some of which i unboxed, others which i bought. and over the past few weeks i started to notice that i could not spend time away from the gambling sites, spending more and more as i kept winning, i thouht this was one of the best things that could have happened to me. but all the winning did, was make me spend more, then, not but 1 hour before writing this post, i got ballsy, and went all in, over 200 dollars in skins, i lost, and instead of anger, i felt relief, knowing that i lost all of my hard earned money really pounded that final nail into the coffin that sealed my growing addiction, then burying it far away
The Investigators request to have a look around the house and Dexter confidently accepts and leaves them to complete their investigation. They come back to Dexter and questioned him about some sounds they had heard coming from around a sofa. Dexter's confidence quickly declined after The Investigators asked him about this, he started to stutter and fidget whilst speaking. He insisted it's nothing and begged them not to look any further, they did not listen and told him to follow after them. After twenty minutes of trying to find where the noises were coming from, Dexter finally cracked it and broke down into a hot mess. The guilt had gotten to him, Dexter dragged the couch to one side and revealed a hidden trap-door; he climbed down through the trapdoor and told the investigators to follow after him. There was a ladder which they climbed down for what felt like an hour, they finally reached the bottom of the ladder and to the left of them was a large door padlocked shut.
The tumblers of the lock shuffled and unlock the wooden door to the two story house. Marco ' threw his backpack on the floor and waddled over to the fridge. “Ugggghhhhh!” He stepped through the vegetables and grabbed a half empty Diet Coke, then slammed the fridge shut. gloomily flopping over to the entrance, he shut the front door and dragged his backpack - Along with himself, - up the stairs.